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8/09/2017

Louie Bernardo Captured the Division 5 Championship

On Day 1, we fished Mashpee-Wakeby Pond near Mashpee, MA and Louie Bernardo of Taunton, MA weighed in a 5 fish limit at 17.59 lbs. anchored by a 4.22 lbs. largemouth bass.
He caught his fish in 10-15 feet of water using top water baits & jigs.

On Day 2, we fished at Long Pond near Freetown, MA. Louie blasted off and headed to his favorite submerged rock pile island. Louie was casting spider jigs and small plastics in 5-7 feet of water, and was able to cull out many smaller fish.   He brought back in 5-fish that weighed in at 11.51 lbs.  and secured the championship with a combined 2 day total of 10 fish at 29.10 lbs.

Coupled with this win, Louie won the Division 5 Angler of the Year title.   By the way, this was the 3rd time that he's won the AOY title. Louie also had the big bass of the tournament, a 4.22 lbs. largemouth bass.

Coming in second place was William Wright Jr. with a weight of 13.85 lbs.
Taking third place was Lance Everson with a weight of 13.25 lbs. 
Rounding out the top 4 was Eli Delany with a weight of 13.00 lbs.

Our next tournament will be the start of the 2018 tournament year and the 1st early bird event will be held at Long Pond, Harwich, MA on September 8, 2017.

For more information about this Division and future events visit www.americanbassanglers.com or contact the local Director for Massachusetts-New England Division 5 Jay Guidaboni at 781-831-5804

These anglers are earning valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual Ram American Bass Anglers AFT Angler of the Year Final Round at the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship.

The Ram American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to their divisional championship and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Ram American Fishing Tour National Championship. For more information on American Bass Anglers please visit www.americanbassanglers.com or call (256)232-0406.

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